22 Sep 2020

Defence Force personnel involved in assaults, data shows

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 22 September 2020

Figures released to RNZ show the problem of assault within the army is common across the battalions.

On Monday RNZ reported a soldier sentenced to military detention for multiple assault charges is still serving in the Army, despite him telling a court that he would leave.

Now data that covers other units reveals complaints of bullying, harassment and assault in another three.

Defence reporter Jonathan Mitchell has more.